September 25, 2013

iOS 7 parallax motion wallpapers on iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch

Apple iOS 7 contains new feature called Parallax Motion Wallpapers. It is a nice 3D parallax effect on your home screen and lock screen with icons and background wallpapers. The big advantage is that the Apple didn't create any special file format to add this effect to the wallpaper and you can easily create your own parallax wallpapres.

August 16, 2013

How to exclude specific folders and storages from OS X Spotlight search index

Spotlight is default search feature in Apple Mac OS X operating system. It is indexing all the content on your Mac drive, like documents, songs, pictures, apps....However, sometimes there is a need, for example, for private reasons, to exclude some folders, or storage from Spotlight index.

Related file extension(s): .noindex

July 17, 2013

How to boot Apple Mac OS X from external storage

Mac OS X operating system is able to boot from external sources which is a big advantage compared to Microsoft Windows. You can use this feature to recover your primary disk in Mac, reinstall the system, securely testing preview versions of OS X, apps testing and more.

July 11, 2013

How to export contact list from the Apple iPhone to vCard format

By default, iPhone and other iOS devices cannot export a group of contacts, or complete contact list to one file, like VCF or CSV. Contacts, or contact lists on Apple devices are commonly synced through iCloud service. If you need your complete contact list, or group of contacts export to vCard file you can use iCloud Contacts web app.

Related file extension(s): .vcf

July 10, 2013

How to easily convert files inside Google Drive

Google Drive is an excellent cloud storage with lots of features. There are however some limitations that can be pretty annoying. One of them is lack of conversion capabilities right inside the cloud storage. Luckily, there does exist DriveConverter that can help you with this and we will show you how it works.

Related file extension(s): .doc .docx .rtf .xls .xlsx

July 5, 2013

Windows 8.1 Blue review

On 26th June 2013 Microsoft introduced new large update for Windows 8 called Windows 8.1 "Blue" and released it as a free public preview for beta testing. Microsoft announced about 20 new improvements in Windows Blue. Now we will show you some of them.

June 21, 2013

Best music mixing software for Windows and Mac

In the past mix producing was a domain of professional DJs with expensive audio devices, software (like Apple Final Cut Pro) and recording studio. Now there are audio mixing applications available on the market that work on standard computers so even common users can make their own DJ mixes only with computer.

Related file extension(s): .aac .als .mmp .mp3 .svp .vdj .wav .wma

June 20, 2013

Apple Mac OS X 10.9. Mavericks operating system review

The new desktop system Mac OS X 10.9. has been introduced on Apple's WWDC keynote with updated models of MacBook Air and Mac Pro. It is now available as Developer Preview version for registered Mac OS X developers, which will be gradually updated to final release. Read about news and improvements that Mavericks contains.

June 17, 2013

Review of Apple iOS 7 operating system

Short review of iOS 7 for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touchl that contains many new functions and improvements as well as is completely redesigned by Sir Jonathan Ive a chef designer (Senior Vice President of Industrial Design) at Apple, Inc.

Related file extension(s): .ipsw

June 4, 2013

Best photo management software

You can manage and simply edit your photos in hundreds of programs, but there are reasons why you might want to get some better photo editor and organizer.

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May 9, 2013

Best registry utilities for Windows

Windows Registry is crucial part in computer operation. The default program for registry operations in Windows is regedit. It is usually sufficient for basic operations, but since it wasn't upgraded or changed much since Windows 95 it might be helpful to look for more sophisticated alternatives. So in this article we are going to introduce you some of the best Windows Registry utilities on the market.

Related file extension(s): .key .reg

May 9, 2013

How to mount ISO disk images in Microsoft Windows

In older Windows versions, you enable virtual CD-ROM drive by using third-party optical drive emulators, like example Daemon Tools. However, Microsoft has released a freeware software called Virtual CD-ROM Control Panel that integrates ISO disk management like in Windows 8 in older versions of Windows.

Related file extension(s): .cdfs .iso .udf

April 19, 2013

How to convert mp3 files to m4a format

MP3 is one of the most common file formats, but sometimes you need to convert your audio format to something you have never heard of before. M4A is one of such formats. Whilst in the past it could be problematic to convert MP3 to M4A now you can do it simply with programs like Freemake Audio Converter.

Related file extension(s): .m4a .mp3

March 16, 2013

Using Feedly as a Google Reader alternative

On 14th March 2013 Google announced that it will discontinue and remove Google Reader RSS aggregator from its free services - with the date of final stop being set to 1st July 2013. Truth is, the situation is better than it looks, and there is no need to Panic, because there exist services like Feedly. It is an RSS aggregator independent on Google Reader API that helps you to migrate from Google Reader to its platform and keeps your RSS feeds.

Related file extension(s): .rss

March 13, 2013

How to disable lock screen in Microsoft Windows 8

Whilst the lock screen in Windows 8 is not something that bothers you with touch screen, it can be really annoying on desktop computer, because you have to log back every time you are inactive for a while. Fortunately there are a few methods how to disable this feature and we will show you a couple of them.

Related file extension(s): .reg

March 13, 2013

How to convert DEB to RPM and RPM to DEB or other packages

Converting linux packages can be really hard. Luckily there is a program called alien that can convert most of the common Linux distribution packages.

Related file extension(s): .deb .pkg .rpm .slp .tgz

March 12, 2013

How to add a new SSD drive to your Apple MacBook Pro

Expandability of Apple Mac laptop computers is very limited. In most cases you are able to upgrade only RAM memory modules and hard drive. However in past few years, the prices of very fast SSD (Solid State Drive) flash disk drives decreased to an acceptable level even for home users. If you replace conventional hard drive with SSD flash disk drive, your Mac will be much more faster without upgrade any other components and this guide show you how to do it.

Related file extension(s): .dmg

March 8, 2013

Clone your Mac system disk to a new hard drive (SSD)

Whenever you want to replace hard drive by a new one, or change it to the SSD in your MacBook Pro (as well as in other types of Mac computers), you will need also re-install the Mac OS X on the new drive. If the system on your old hard drive is working without any problems, you can save your time and clone the old disk with all of your data to new one with a few steps. For cloning process you can use Disk Utility that is a part of Mac OS X and OS X Utilities, or third-party software, like Carbon Copy Cloner.

March 7, 2013

How to convert UltraISO ISZ disk image format to ISO file

ISZ is one of the many ISO-like disk image file formats. It can be frustrating to install app for every format you encounter so most users prefer simple ISOs. In this article we provide simple information about how to easily - and free - convert ISZ disk image files to ISO files on both Windows and Mac OS X operating systems.

Related file extension(s): .iso .isz

March 7, 2013

How to enable TRIM command for non-Apple SSD in Mac OS X

The SSD drives have problems with reduction of speed after prolonged using. The solve is called TRIM command. It is informing the SSD disk that the blocks are no longer used and can be deleted. It is supported by Microsoft Windows 7, Windows 8, Apple Mac OS X and Linux operating systems.There is one limitation in Mac OS X. The TRIM is enabled only for SSD manufactured by Apple. However, it is not problem to enable it for other SSD drives, but it can not be done without third-party utility.

February 22, 2013

The Path from H.264 to H.265 video codec

News about the upcomming H.265 video codec technology

Related file extension(s): .264 .265 .h.263 .h263 .h263+ .h264 .h265

February 20, 2013

How to run Google Android applications on Apple Mac computers

Do you want to run Android apps on Mac? Now it is possible to run apps run them without Android APKs or other complex developer tools, because programmers of popular BlueStacks App Player Android virtualization software released its version for Apple Mac OS X and how to use it will show you this short guide.

Related file extension(s): .apk

February 12, 2013

How to create bootable USB flash drive with multiple Windows installations

Microsoft Windows operating system supports since version Vista the installation from USB flash drives. Unfortunately, Windows is able to create only one installation per USB drive, but there is a way how to create multiple Windows installations on one flash drive and we will show you how.

Related file extension(s): .iso

February 11, 2013

How to easily convert ebook formats for free

There is hundreds of various ebook readers and dozens of ebook file formats on market. It can sometimes be really tiresome to find converter that can easily perform conversions between individual formats, when you need to transfer your books from one device to another. Luckily there is some handy program called Hamster eBook Converter that offers great conversion possibilities and is absolutely free.

Related file extension(s): .epub .fb2 .htmlz .lit .lrf .mobi .oeb .pdb .pdf .pmlz .rb .txt

January 29, 2013

What's new in Office 2013

Let's take a peak on what's new in the Microsoft Office 2013 that after three years replaces the 2010 edition and what it offers to its users.

Related file extension(s): .docx .ppsx .xlsx

January 24, 2013

List of the best web browsers for Apple iPad

The default browser installed in iPad and other devices with Apple iOS system is Safari. However, on Apple App Store there are alternative browsers available, which have other interesting features to make web browsing more comfortable.

Related file extension(s): .asp .aspx .htm .html .php

January 16, 2013

How to copy files to Apple iPhone through FTP protocol

Apple iPhone contains some annoying restrictions. For example, it is unable to work as a mass storage device and you cannot simply copy files over to it. However we will show you how to use Apple iPhone as a portable drive and how to transport any kind of data with wireless through FTP.

January 15, 2013

How to easily fix broken Java JAR association caused by installed Nokia PC Suite

We will show you how you can easily fix broken JAR file associations caused by programs like Nokia PC Suite!

Related file extension(s): .jad .jar

January 13, 2013

How to extract contacts and other data from Samsung Kies SBU backups

Your smartphone broke down, was stolen or is otherwise lost and the only thing you really need are the contacts. If you have SBU backup do not despair, you can get contacts out of them, and we will show you how.

Related file extension(s): .sbu .vcf

January 9, 2013

How to run Acronis bootable partition backup as virtual machine in VMware Workstation

Acronis operating system backups stored in TIB files can be run in virtualization applications like VMware Workstation. However, it requires a few steps before you can do so and we will show you how to do it.

Related file extension(s): .tib .vhd .vmdk

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